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When Fear Rears an Ugly Head

Maryam Zia

August 25, 2005

  As they embark on the new school year, most students are filled with conflicting emotions. Among them are anticipation, excitement, worry and dread. Perhaps the most pervasive feeling, however, is fear. Fear of new classes, new people, new expectations and new failures. I would go so far as to argue that this fear is the emotion that continues mo...

Moving Back In With My Parents

Maryam Zia

August 12, 2005

      The first few days at home after the school year serve as a period of adjustment for me. I realize that now I have to people them when I am leaving, where I am going and when I will be back. They tell me when they approve of my clothing and my hairstyle; they certainly do not hesitate to remind me to clean up the leftover ...

London Calling

Marshall Johnson

August 12, 2005

  I was taken aback by the events on July 7.  I heard about the bombings in London while riding to work in the front of our furniture crew’s moving truck.  The report came on the air on some country station that wasn’t playing Garth Brooks right then.  “At least 33 dead, hundreds wounded…bombs detonated...

Preventing the Preventable in Aruba


August 12, 2005

    If you're like me at all (and you probably are), then you most likely feel on top of the world.  My main job is to attend school, the loans from which I will not endure for another couple years, and luckily, I get to party, travel and live it up as often as possible while planning for my future.  Not bad, right? ...

Bills reach the Sweet 16

Brian Reardon

November 29, 2001

The ghost of last year's first-round loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament nearly came back to haunt the Saint Louis University men's soccer team last Sunday. The No. 6 seeded Billikens found themselves with their back to the wall, down 1-0 with 35 minutes left in a second-round game against the University of Missouri-Kansas City. But sophomore Brad ...

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